Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol misuse is defined as a pattern of drinking that results in harm to ones’ health, personal relationship or ability to work.
Drug misuse is defined as the use of substance for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines (WHO 2006). It may result in harm to ones’ health, personal relationships or ability to work.
Alcohol and drugs have a strong effect on the brain and the body, lowering inhibitions, impairing judgement, affecting memory and impacting on your mental health.
For more information on alcohol and drugs please visit:
Talk to Frank (all ages)
Alcoholics Anonymous (all ages)
For Emotional & Mental Health Support:
Talking Matters Sefton (over 18) 0300 303 2708
Samaritans (all ages) 116 123
CALM (all ages) 0800 585858
Childline (under 18) 0800 1111
Kooth (under 18) (web based support)